Garrettson Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Garrettson Name Meaning

Evidently a patronymic form of Garrett.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Garretson, Garritson, Garrison, Gilbertson, Gregson, Gasperson

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Garrettson Family Origin

Where is the Garrettson family from?

Garrettson Family Occupations

What did your Garrettson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garrettson. A less common occupation for the Garrettson family was Banker. The most common Garrettson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Garrettson's were Farmers.

View Census data for Garrettson | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Banker

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Garrettson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Garrettson Historical Records

What Garrettson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Garrettson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garrettson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Garrettson

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Garrettson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Garrettson immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Garrettson. For the veterans among your Garrettson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Garrettson military records

You've only scratched the surface of Garrettson family history.

Garrettson Life Expectancy

What is the average Garrettson lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Garrettson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Garrettson in 1963 was 82, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garrettson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garrettson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Garrettson Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Look up another name